Google Podcasts (2016-2024) is Google’s third attempt at a podcasting app after the Google Reader-powered Google Listen (2009-2012) and Google Play Music Podcasts (2016-2020). The product is being shut down in favor of podcast app No. 4, YouTube Podcasts, which launched in 2022.

Google support article details how you can take your subscriptions with you. If you want to move from Google Podcasts to YouTube Podcasts, Google makes that pretty easy with a one-click button at If you want to leave the Google ecosystem for something with less of a chance of being shut down in three to four years, you can also export your Google Podcast subscriptions as an OPML file at Google says exports will be available until August 2024.

Source: Google announces April 2024 shutdown date for Google Podcasts

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